1972 Oakland Athletics

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93-62 Won WS
Record Outcome

1972 Oakland Athletics

What was the record of the 1972 Oakland Athletics?

The Oakland Athletics finished the regular season with a 93-62 record. They went 48-29 at home and 45-33 on the road. Including the postseason, the Oakland Athletics went 100-67.

What division did the 1972 Oakland Athletics play in?

The 1972 Oakland Athletics played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Oakland Athletics?

During the regular season, the 1972 Oakland Athletics went 49-34 against their AL West opponents.

Who won the AL West in 1972?

The Athletics won the AL West in the 1972 season with a 93-62 record. The White Sox finished 5.5 games back with a 87-67 record. The Twins finished 15.5 games back with a 77-77 record. The Royals finished 16.5 games back with a 76-78 record. The Angels finished 18 games back with a 75-80 record. The Rangers finished 38.5 games back with a 54-100 record.

What was the 1972 Oakland Athletics record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Texas Rangers 11-4 73.3% +43
Kansas City Royals 11-7 61.1% -1
California Angels 10-8 55.6% +22
Chicago White Sox 8-7 53.3% +7
Minnesota Twins 9-8 52.9% +7

What was the 1972 Oakland Athletics record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Oakland Athletics had their best month in May, when they went 18-8 and had a 69.2% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 16-15 and had a 51.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-4 63.6% +5
May 18-8 69.2% +25
June 18-11 62.1% +43
July 16-15 51.6% +18
August 14-13 51.9% +12
September 18-10 64.3% +42
October 2-1 66.7% +2

Did the 1972 Oakland Athletics Win The World Series?

Yes, the 1972 Oakland Athletics won the World Series in 1972. They beat the Cincinnati Reds.

What was the run differential for the 1972 Oakland Athletics?

The Oakland Athletics finished the regular season with a run differential of +147. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Athletics could have been expected to have about 96.9 wins, or a 97-58 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Oakland Athletics perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Oakland Athletics went 25-28.

How did the 1972 Oakland Athletics perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Oakland Athletics went 9-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Oakland Athletics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Oakland Athletics was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Oakland Athletics?

The longest losing streak that the Oakland Athletics had during the 1972 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1972 Oakland Athletics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Apr 15, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 3 (11)
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Apr 18, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 2
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 0
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 1
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 8
Tue, Apr 25, 1972 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 3 (12)
Wed, Apr 26, 1972 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Apr 28, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 1
Sat, Apr 29, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 30, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 3
Fri, May 5, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 3 - 1
Sat, May 6, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 1
Sun, May 7, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 7 - 5
Tue, May 9, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 10 - 2
Tue, May 9, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 0
Wed, May 10, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 4
Fri, May 12, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 7 (12)
Sat, May 13, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 9
Sun, May 14, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 5
Mon, May 15, 1972 @ California Angels Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 16, 1972 @ California Angels Loss 2 - 4
Wed, May 17, 1972 @ California Angels Win 4 - 0
Thu, May 18, 1972 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Fri, May 19, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 1 - 16
Sat, May 20, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 5
Sun, May 21, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 2
Mon, May 22, 1972 vs California Angels Win 6 - 3
Tue, May 23, 1972 vs California Angels Win 3 - 2
Wed, May 24, 1972 vs California Angels Loss 5 - 6
Fri, May 26, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 2
Sat, May 27, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 3
Sun, May 28, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 4 (10)
Mon, May 29, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 4 - 1
Mon, May 29, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 1
Tue, May 30, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3
Wed, May 31, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 1
Fri, Jun 2, 1972 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 5
Sat, Jun 3, 1972 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 2
Sun, Jun 4, 1972 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 0
Sun, Jun 4, 1972 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 0
Mon, Jun 5, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2 (10)
Tue, Jun 6, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 2
Wed, Jun 7, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 4
Fri, Jun 9, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 10 - 5
Sat, Jun 10, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 11, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jun 12, 1972 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 1
Tue, Jun 13, 1972 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jun 14, 1972 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Fri, Jun 16, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 0
Sat, Jun 17, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jun 18, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 0
Mon, Jun 19, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 4
Tue, Jun 20, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2 (11)
Wed, Jun 21, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Jun 23, 1972 vs California Angels Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jun 24, 1972 vs California Angels Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jun 25, 1972 vs California Angels Win 6 - 1
Sun, Jun 25, 1972 vs California Angels Win 6 - 0
Mon, Jun 26, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 3 - 0
Tue, Jun 27, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 9 - 3
Wed, Jun 28, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 6
Thu, Jun 29, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 4
Thu, Jun 29, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jun 30, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6 (11)
Sat, Jul 1, 1972 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 5
Sun, Jul 2, 1972 @ California Angels Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jul 3, 1972 @ California Angels Win 5 - 0
Tue, Jul 4, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 2
Wed, Jul 5, 1972 vs New York Yankees Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Jul 6, 1972 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 6
Fri, Jul 7, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 4 - 9
Sat, Jul 8, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 0
Sun, Jul 9, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jul 10, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 4
Tue, Jul 11, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 4
Wed, Jul 12, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 7
Fri, Jul 14, 1972 @ New York Yankees Win 9 - 3
Fri, Jul 14, 1972 @ New York Yankees Win 1 - 0
Sat, Jul 15, 1972 @ New York Yankees Win 6 - 2
Sun, Jul 16, 1972 @ New York Yankees Win 5 - 2
Tue, Jul 18, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 0
Tue, Jul 18, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Jul 19, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 9 - 6
Thu, Jul 20, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jul 20, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 4 (11)
Fri, Jul 21, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 5 (14)
Sat, Jul 22, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 3
Sat, Jul 22, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Jul 23, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 3
Thu, Jul 27, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jul 28, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jul 29, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jul 31, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Win 2 - 0
Tue, Aug 1, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 0
Wed, Aug 2, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 0
Fri, Aug 4, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Aug 5, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 4
Sun, Aug 6, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 3 (13)
Sun, Aug 6, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 5
Mon, Aug 7, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 4
Tue, Aug 8, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Aug 9, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Aug 10, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 3 (19)
Fri, Aug 11, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 1
Sat, Aug 12, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 3 (11)
Sun, Aug 13, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 0
Mon, Aug 14, 1972 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 2
Wed, Aug 16, 1972 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Fri, Aug 18, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 0
Sat, Aug 19, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Aug 20, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Aug 21, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 1
Tue, Aug 22, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 3
Wed, Aug 23, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 5 - 7
Fri, Aug 25, 1972 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Aug 26, 1972 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 5